Appreciation of Music: A Music Course for Non Music Major

Appreciation of Music: A Music Course for Non Music Major

By: Ronald Batdorf (author)Paperback

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Chapter 1: Musical Notation 1 Music Notes 1 Assignment 9 Chapter 2: Music of Ancient Civilizations 11 Assignment 15 Chapter 3: Classical Music 17 The Renaissance 17 The Baroque Era 18 Classical Era 19 Romanticism and Impressionism 20 Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Classical Music 22 Assignment 25 Chapter 4: Opera 27 Assignment 29 Chapter 5: Performance 31 Assignment 33 Chapter 6: Dance 35 Assignment 37 Chapter 7: Folk Music 39 Native American Music and Dance 39 Latin American Music and Dance 40 Music of the Pacific Islands 41 Swedish Music 42 Norwegian Folk Music 42 African Music and Dance 42 Asian and Middle Eastern Music 43 Assignment 45 Chapter 8: Holidays Around the World 47 Assignment 51 Chapter 9: American Folk Music 53 Country and Western Music 55 Origins of Bluegrass 56 Assignment 59 Country Music 61 Grand Ole Opry 62 Chapter 10: Theater 63 History of Theater 63 Greek Theater 63 Roman Theater 63 The Middle Ages 63 The Renaissance, Neo-Classical, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century Theater 64 Asian Theater 64 Commedia dell'Arte 64 What is Musical Theater? 64 American Musical Theater 65 Some Famous Shows and People of Broadway 67 Assignment 69 Chapter 11: Jazz 71 Jazz Composition 71 Jazz Origins 71 The "Blues" 72 Ragtime 72 New Orleans Jazz 73 Chicago and New York City 73 Piano Jazz 74 The Big-Band Era and Swing Jazz 75 Bebop 75 Cool Jazz 76 Latin Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Smooth and Contemporary Jazz, and Neo-Classic Jazz The People of Jazz 78 Dances 79 Assignment 81 Chapter 12: Rock and Roll 83 Origins 83 The Late 1950's and 1960's 83 The Beatles 85 The Beach Boys and the West Coast Sound 85 Folk Rock 86 Disco, Funk, Punk, and Beyond 87 Groups, Artists, Songwriters of the 1950's 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, and 1990's Rap and Hip-Hop 90 Assignment 91 Epilogue 93

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  • publication date: 08/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780757539619
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 94
  • ID: 9780757539619
  • weight: 236
  • ISBN10: 0757539610

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